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Aerial Yoga

Our Aerial Yoga Program has soared above the rest, meticulously crafted to guarantee your absolute success.

Serving Raffa Yoga community for 15 years

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Come Fly with Us

Aerial yoga, also known as anti-gravity yoga, combines traditional yoga poses, pilates, and dance with the use of a hammock or silk fabric suspended from the ceiling. It offers a unique way to practice yoga by incorporating elements of acrobatics and aerial arts.

Benefits

  • Improved Flexibility: The hammock allows for deeper stretches and greater range of motion.

  • Strength Building: Engaging stabilizing muscles, especially in the core, arms, and legs.

  • Spinal Decompression: Inverted poses relieve pressure on the spine and enhance spinal health.

  • Enhanced Balance and Coordination: Challenging balance and promoting greater body awareness

  • Fun and Playful: The unique and playful nature of aerial yoga makes the practice enjoyable and uplifting.

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ADVANCED PERFORMANCE Challenging aerial moves for experienced practitioners.

AERIAL ABDOMINALS Aerial exercises targeting core strength and stability.

ALL LEVELS Aerial routines suitable for participants of any skill levels.

RESTORATIVE Gentle aerial poses focused on relaxation and recovery.

INTRO / BEGINNER Aerial basics designed for those new to aerial practice.

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Meet Your Director

David Picano

David took his first AntiGravity® Yoga class at Raffa Yoga in March 2011 followed shortly after by a power yoga class. He found a calling in hanging upside down and immediately made the practice a part of his life. David is a certified AntiGravity® Yoga instructor.

 

He completed AntiGravity® Flying Fitness Teacher Training with the creator himself Christopher Harrison. David also holds a BA in Digital Recording Arts. Having been a DJ for over 5 years prior to teaching, David’s classes’ feature exclusively tailored playlists that are sure to have you grooving from the womb to cocoon. He offers comprehensive instruction for new comers and challenging combinations for experienced flyers.

Join Our Performance Team

For experienced yogis, David's performance team offers a new dimension to aerial practice, adding complexity, variety, and sequencing to traditional poses.

Interested in learning more? 

Visit here

Aerial Yoga Performance Team
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Private Group Events Applicable 

Enjoy personalized fitness and yoga classes tailored to your group’s unique needs, offering exclusive and customizable sessions for a holistic wellness experience.

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Contraindications

If you have any of the below conditions, Aerial Yoga is not recommended. 

Pregnancy, Glaucoma, recent surgery, Heart disease, very high / low blood pressure, easy onset vertigo, Osteoporosis, recent head surgery, Cerebral Sclerosis, propensity for fainting, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, severe Arthritis, Sinusitis, Hiatal hernia, Disc Herniation or acute Discogenic disease, recent stroke, artificial hips, Radiculitis, severe muscle spasms, botox (within 6 hours).

Hammock Weight Limit

250lbs.

Physical Agility

These classes require upper body, wrist, and shoulder strength. 

Find A Class

Long sleeves long pants required for class 

NO JEWERLY (remove all earings ) for safety of guest  and hammocks 


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